For many years OS/400 has included Operations Navigator as part of
the "free" component of Client Access; i.e., it is considered
part of the base operating system. Over that time, it has grown from
being an unwieldy and buggy application to being a powerful GUI interface
Of course, it
isnt Operations Navigator any more. The introduction of V5R2
saw Operations Navigator being renamed to iSeries Navigator.
You could be forgiven
for thinking that iSeries Navigator is of little or no interest to
programmers; after all, the old name "Operations Navigator"
says it all it must be for operators and maybe administrators.
Nothing could be further from the truth.
is a powerful tool for programmers. It opens up new horizons and can
help shorten the learning curve for new programming requirements,
like the Integrated File System and SQL.
Just as on green
screen, the vast majority of features relate to operations and administration,
but there is a number of key features targeted specifically at the
programmer. This course is designed to introduce the programmer to
as the operating system is enhanced and new features are introduced,
they will be implemented in iSeries Navigator before they are implemented
on green screen.
for Programmers contains descriptions, labs, how-tos and source code
for the following topics: